The Petro-Developmental State in Africa: Making Oil Work in Angola, Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea

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Focusing on local content in the oil and oil service sectors and the changing accumulation strategies of the domestic elite, this book questions what kinds of development are possible through natural resource extraction and argues that a new form of developmental state - the 'petro- developmental state' - may now be emerging in the Gulf of Guinea, allowing states to capitalise on a resource that has traditionally been thought of as a 'curse'. In a new moment for the extraction of oil created by a changed domestic context in ...

The Petro-Developmental State in Africa: Making Oil Work in Angola, Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea 2016, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781849044769

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